Once upon a time, in a land far away there lived a monk. This monk was greatly revered in this land
Right, so, the respective Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are fighting over PV Sindhu's roots, each claiming ownership, that she hails from their state. Sakshi Malik has been appointed Brand Ambassador for the 'Beti Bachao' campaign. (I'm recommending that she become spokesperson of the 'Beti bachao politician se' campaign)
So it’s been a Parsi festival dominated week — Pateti on Tuesday, Navroze on Wednesday and Kodad Saal tomorrow. The announcement last month that the Zarathustrian population had reduced alarmingly to 44,000, caused much consternation.
So, our Rio sojourn hasn't begun well. Shri Phelps has won more individual medals than India's collective tally at the last 10 Olympic, Commonwealth and Asian Games. I wish the Games had cricket, chess, kabaddi and kho kho. At least in cricket Virat could have led us to, kam se kam, a bronze
So, lawyers graduate from legal institutions and doctors from medical colleges. But politicians are a bit like guys who do Arts in college — complete ‘lukhas’. “So, chal politics karega”. No training, no technical expertise.
A fool cannot be an actor, though an actor may act a fool’s part - Sophocles
So by now everyone’s heard of Pokemon Go! Right?
Okay, dear Mumbaikars/Bombayites. So, it’s all over the news, that we have been scammed of Rs 11,000 crore — our roads have been destroyed by greedy contractors and ‘gullible’ corporations
See, it’s not like my dad started Lashkar-e-Taiba or anything. In fact, he was not in this terrorist line only
So, dear reader, I need to update you on a few things
So, there's much upheaval and udhas-ness about certain undeserving personnel occupying crucial administrative posts. Yaar, I don't understand the angst. It is merely a reshuffling of the Cabinet. I mean, come on. Lateral think a bit, dear readers. Be open to change
See, I'm not a huge social media addict. Regarding tech related stuff, I'm no nerd, yet I'm no novice. I see the merits of Google maps over rolling down car windows to ask for directions to a destination
So, I've been made the new head of CBFC — the Central Board of Film Certification. No, no I'm not taking Pahlaj Nihalani's place. Mine is a new division that addresses issues relating to titles of movies with the name of an Indian state or Union Territory in them
So here's my thing about 007. I feel that if Daniel Craig would rather slash his wrists than reprise his role as James Bond, we need to look for another dude like him
I was fortunate to be at the National Centre for the Performing Arts, the evening Mumbai met Magneto. When Aamir Khan interviewed a real actor — Sir Ian McKellen
I LOVE partnerships between two men or two women. Not business alliances
What's the most important thing affecting Mother ‘Bharat’ at the moment?
So, I’ve always been fascinated with big leadership. Not small leadership, like running a building society or a 5,000-1 odds winning football team
So, since December last year, I've gone fully retro. I've opted for round black discs. I've chosen revolutions per minute (RPM), I've re-discovered rock and roll on records. I'm a member of two rock Whatsapp groups (one of them, Rhythm House devotees)
So, we Indians have been brainwashed into believing the British stole much from us (I mean they did give us the English language, locomotive networks, and law courts), but by and large they looted, and left us independent of a lot of our treasures — diamonds, statues, artefacts, swords and Freddie Mercury